Monthly Archives: February 2016

Devils’ active deadline signals change

With the Devils sitting essentially six points behind everyone in the playoff race (other than Pittsburgh, who has three games in hand and is three points up) it was obvious that any trades that Ray Shero made at this deadline … Continue reading

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Rangers trade Ryan Bourque to Caps for Chris Brown

With most of the hoopla around big acquisition Eric Staal, the Rangers weren’t done a day before the trade deadline. They sent Ryan Bourque to the Capitals in exchange for Chris Brown. Originally taken in the third round in 2009, … Continue reading

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Official: Rangers acquire Eric Staal

Eric Staal to the Rangers is finally done. The Canes franchise center got his wish after waving his no-trade clause only to the team he wanted to play for. The Rangers acquired Staal from Carolina for two second round picks … Continue reading

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Another depressing trade deadline

For many hockey fans, deadline day on Monday is an exciting time of year.  If you’re a playoff contender you’re looking forward to what new pieces your GM can add to a playoff push.  Fans of teams that are out … Continue reading

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Remembering Andy Bathgate

On Friday, hockey lost a legend. Andy Bathgate passed away at the age of 83. A former Ranger who spent 12 seasons on Broadway starring on teams in the 1950’s and early 60’s at the original Madison Square Garden, Bathgate … Continue reading

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The King of 30

Since he entered the league in ’05-06 as a bright eyed rookie, Henrik Lundqvist has been a model of consistency for the Rangers. Having been the backbone of the franchise, he continues to perform at a high level when called … Continue reading

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From the West Side of the Hudson River Rivalry

A few weeks ago, the NHL Network’s Facebook page posted a poll asking fans to choose the best rivalry in the NHL. Out of the six options, Devils-Rangers finished fourth with about ten percent of the total vote. Polls like … Continue reading

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Game Review: Hell To Pay

The Devils ended their three-game losing streak by posting a much needed win in the final regular season meeting against the Hudson rival Rangers. They earned it with a 5-2 home victory before a sellout crowd of 16,514 at The … Continue reading

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Hartford recall Skjei to sub in for Staal

The Rangers visit the Devils tonight in the fourth and final regular season meeting. When the puck is dropped at The Rock in Newark, there will be one change to the lineup. It’ll be Hartford recall Brady Skjei subbing in … Continue reading

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Video: Rozsival tossed for clean hit

During Sunday’s Stadium Series between the Blackhawks and Wild at TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota, Hawks’ defenseman Michal Rozsival was tossed for a clean hit that injured Wild forward Jason Zucker. After Zucker played a bouncing puck, Rozsival stepped into … Continue reading

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